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cutoff point

[′kət‚ȯf ‚pȯint]
(mechanical engineering)
The point at which there is a transition from spiral flow in the housing of a centrifugal fan to straight-line flow in the connected duct.
The point on the stroke of a steam engine where admission of steam is stopped.
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The study has revealed that one should not get a tattoo over the age of 31 because having a tattoo was viewed as a teenage rebellion and 31 is an appropriate cut off point for a new one.
For many owners an hour''s drive is the perfect cut off point to travel to their caravan.
Mid-December 2012 is the absolute cut off point for issuing a legal claim to recover a debt and Lovetts recommends a Letter Before Action (LBA) be dispatched in the first week of December.
It is understood the club's board have already spoken a number of interested candidates about taking on the new job and have set off a cut off point of May 10 for anyone else to apply.